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Philological faculty

Philological faculty

Tel: +7 (495) 434-37-45


  • founded in 1996 (after re-organization of the Historical-philological faculty)
  • more than 2800 students
  • 9 departments
  • about 300 teachers, among them 17 corresponding members and academicians, 43 full professors and 120 PhDs.

Dean – prof. Vladimir Barabash, D.Sc.(Philology)

The Philological faculty is a unity of scholars and practicing teachers who love the language and generously share their knowledge with students and colleagues from Russia and abroad.

Scientific life of the faculty is very active: scholars elaborate various trends, apply for and get grants, participate in international, national and branch conferences, seminars and symposia; there are Doctorate dissertation councils for philological, pedagogic and psychological sciences.

PFUR Philological faculty has been recognized as one of the leading faculties in the field of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Great attention is paid to studying foreign languages. In 1996, the faculty opened a new specialty – «Linguistics».

Main fields of research

Comparative typology of languages with different structures. Functional aspect of the Russian language system. Complex research of general professional personality features. System research of mass information processes.

Lines of study

Bachelor’s studies

  • Philology
  • Linguistics
  • Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Public relations


Master’s studies

  • Modern international journalism
  • Organization of information production
  • Management of business communications
  • Theory of translation and  cross-cultural communication
  • Russian Language
  • Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Managerial Psychology
  • Legal Psychology
  • Russian as a foreign language
  • Literature Studies
  • Linguistics


Master’s programs in English:


Joint Master’s programs:

  •  Management of business communications(with Higher School of business and social sciences (Madrid, Spain);
  • Languages and culture. Slav studies (with Bordeaux-3);
  • Russian and Literature (with CIS Network University).


Postgraduate studies: 10 specialties

3 Doctorate and PhD dissertation councils

Forms of study: intramural, intra-extramural (evening), second degree courses